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Grammy nominated artist, Anthony Geraci is a blues piano master with more than 30 years of experience behind the keyboards. His latest album releas...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: William Onyeabor
We'll sample devilish funk from Gene Anderson, fumigate funky Broadway with Chris Kenner, and hear some wild Nigerian funk from William Onyeabor.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: One of the most beloved duos of the blues — Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell, whose 1928 recording, “How Long, How Long Blues,” was one of the biggest sellers of the era. Image by R. Crumb.
Join us for the start of a new series, dedicated to the great song writers of the blues. Our first installment pays tribute to Leroy Carr, who wrot...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Canal St., New Orleans
This program visits with the early New Orleans musicians. After all, their creativity is what started jazz on the road to popularity.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Great new release Blues albums covering a wide variety of the genre's different styles.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This is the third and final part of "Juke In The Back"'s tribute to Specialty Records. This week, host Matt The Cat looks at Specialty's hit-making...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, 90.5 WSNC, WRNC-LP, WOUB, WHRV and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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The Jerry Lawson Legacy Project is an exclusive series for Blues America that explores the history of singing legend Jerry Lawson and the famed Per...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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As a law student, Bryan Stevenson was sent to a maximum security prison to meet a man on death row. The man told Stevenson he’d never met an Africa...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 24:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Join us as we explore what it meant for Richmond, Virginia to be the center of the American domestic slave trade.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: :28
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How one particular painting of slaves waiting for sale changed things at the outbreak of the American Civil War; What was the real reason many Unio...

Bought by WTJU, WMUU-LP, KEDT, WAMC, and WXDU


  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 5
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How one particular painting of slaves waiting for sale changed things at the outbreak of the American Civil War; What was the real reason many Unio...

Bought by KMRE-LP, Radio Phoenix, WUGA (part of GPB), WABE, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Cassandra Wilson
We'll hear a song for fathers & daughters from Gil Scott-Heron, experience some out-of-this-world hip-hop from Copperwire, and the sultry sounds of...

Bought by Prairie Public, KZUM, KMRE-LP, WJAB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Back from vacation, Johnny Full-Time has a huge stack of new CDs that recently arrived.

Bought by KSRQ and WJSU


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The spotlight is on vibraphonist Warren Wolf, his new album "Convergence," and other recent projects featuring him.

Bought by Geneva Community Radio, WRGY, KKRN, WMHT, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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How does today's Black Lives Matter Movement compare to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s leadership of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s? Can BLM...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 20:57
Caption: Sue Jaye Johnson, San Francisco, CA 5/4/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Sue Jay Johnson talks charisma, working fast, and fighting cultural stereotypes.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 14:15
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" is jumpin' with records all hailing from the Specialty Label out of LA on part 2 of The Specialty Records Story. ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, Royalton Community Radio, WRNC-LP, 90.5 WSNC, WHRV and more


  • Added: Jun 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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-In her Pulitzer Prize-winning book Encounters at the Heart of the World, historian Elizabeth Fenn recounts the story of the Plains Mandan tribe as...

Bought by KEDT


  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 1
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-Demystifying the legend of Pocahontas. -The stories of three remarkable enslaved women in Canada who fought back. And more…..

Bought by WTJU, KMRE-LP, and WAMC


  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 3
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-The myths and truths behind the lives of two native women—Pocahontas and Tituba. -The stories of three remarkable enslaved women in Canada who fou...

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, WUGA (part of GPB), Radio Phoenix, WNMU-FM, KFAI and more


  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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-In her Pulitzer Prize-winning book Encounters at the Heart of the World, historian Elizabeth Fenn recounts the story of the Plains Mandan tribe as...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WTJU


  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 2
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We’re approaching the one year anniversary of the Charleston shooting, which left nine people dead and sparked controversy over Confederate monumen...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 03:37
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The Damn Right Blues Band is a motley crew of talented Chicago Blues veterans who have been the touring band for 7-time Grammy award-winning blues ...

Bought by KSRQ and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Betty Davis
We'll get wild with Betty Davis, hear from James Junior (fronting Speedometer), and check out a rare Jimi Hendrix tune.

Bought by KMRE-LP, KZUM, Prairie Public, WJAB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7